Italy (Misc.) - A January 1944 picture showing Private N.L. Shauer (right) of the Devil's Brigade bringing in a German prisoner near Vanafro, italy.

A January 1944 picture showing Private N. Shauer (right) of the Devil's Brigade bringing in a German prisoner near Vanafro, italy.

The unit won five U.S. campaign stars and eight Canadian battle honors. Pictured: Private ...

Congress honors the real-life Inglorious Basterds

The members of the joint American-Canadian Special Service Force - known as the Devil's Brigade - were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in Washington, DC on Tuesday.

Kiska Island - 15-16 August 1943 (map). ALEUTIAN ISLAND WORLD WAR II CAMPAIGN. JUNE 3,1942-AUGUST 24, 1945. JAPAN / USA

Kiska Island - 15-16 August 1943 (map). ALEUTIAN ISLAND WORLD WAR II CAMPAIGN. JUNE 3,1942-AUGUST 24, 1945. JAPAN / USA

first special service force | THE SUPERCOMMANDOS: First Special Service Force, 1942-1944 An ...

The Supercommandos: First Special Service Force, an Illustrated History (Red)

Canadians and Americans wear the same uniform in the First Special Service Force. Lieut. J. Kostelec (Calgary, AB) and Lieut. H.C. Wilson (Olympia, WA) resting on the steps of the Force’s Clearing Station, near Venafro, Italy, January 1944.

Canadian and American lieutenants of the Devil’s Brigade. Near Venafro, Italy, January 1944

¼ oz. Pure Gold Coin – Devil’s Brigade (2013).  This coin commemorates a source of military pride for Canada and the U.S., the joint First Special Service Force.

Pure Gold Coin – Devil’s Brigade This coin commemorates a source of military pride for Canada and the U., the joint First Special Service Force.

first special service force | ... First Special Service Force. 188pp., 296 b images, hard cover

first special service force | ... First Special Service Force. 188pp., 296 b images, hard cover

32 US & Canadian troops killed while occupying deserted Kiska- mistaking each other for Japanese in island's fog.

Pictures from WW2, 1943

A Canadian soldier inspecting a captured Japanese Type 96 machine gun, Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 16 Aug 1943 / United States Library of Congress

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Men of the Parachute Battalion's Machine-Gun Platoon give the thumbs up…

Canadian personnel of the First Special Service Force awaiting medical evacuation, near Venafro, Italy, January 1944.

Canadian personnel of the First Special Service Force awaiting medical evacuation, near Venafro, Italy, January

First Special Services Force replica medal

First Special Service Force 3 Inch Bronze Medal - Honors First Special Service Force for their extraordinary efforts during World War II

The Johnson M1914 was a light machine gun, recoil-operated, and was manufactured to a high standard. Nine thousand five hundred of these LMGs were built, including two versions.

The Johnson was a light machine gun, recoil-operated, and was manufactured to a high standard. Nine thousand five hundred of these LMGs were built, including two versions.

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